JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Must teach econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Visiting Instructor of Economics
Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) invites applications for a Visiting Instructor of Economics for the 2019-2020 academic year. The area of specialty is open. However, the teaching load will include econometrics.
A Ph.D. in economics is preferred; a master’s degree in economics is required. In your cover letter, please address your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and service might contribute to a college community whose core values include a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Providing an outstanding undergraduate education is the primary mission of the College, and applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching. The teaching load for this position is 3-1-4 (Fall-January term-Spring). The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain continued scholarly activity that engages undergraduate students. All faculty members are expected to participate fully in the life of the department and College through activities such as academic advising and committee service.
Candidates from backgrounds typically underrepresented in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Vincent T Gawronski: vgawrons@
Birmingham-Southern College is a selective residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1300 undergraduate students. BSC is included in Pope’s Colleges that Change Lives and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. The College’s curriculum is based on close faculty-student interaction in teaching, advising, and research. For more on the College’s faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation visit .
Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, which is the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical research in the Southeast. Birmingham is also a vibrant center for entertainment, commerce, and recreational activities. The city also hosts a symphony, zoo, botanical garden, the largest art museum in the Southeast, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and several annual festivals.
BSC is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their teaching, research, and service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. BSC is also committed to expanding the diversity of the faculty, staff and the student body and in creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. Individuals from diverse populations are encouraged to apply. BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE
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